Trauma Prevention Coordinator- Southside Hospital

Northwell Health - Bay Shore, NY

Job Description
As Coordinator, Trauma Prevention you will coordinate and implement use of trauma databases to identify patterns, frequencies and risk factors within the community, and areas where prevention strategies can potentially reduce the impact of injury. You will collaborate with Trauma, Cardiology, Emergency Room, EMS and other services to build and develop programs to meet hospital and community needs related to Trauma.

Responsibilities Include:
Manages use of data from the Trauma Registry, American College of Surgeons database and other sources (population-based databases, National Trauma Data Bank, etc.) to identify areas where prevention strategies can potentially reduce the impact of injury.
Collaborates with and/or participates in national, regional, and/or local state injury prevention programs.
Coordinates and implements local injury prevention programs (i.e. Trauma, DWI and Heart Health education, etc.)
Participates as a member of the healthcare team. Collaborates with various interdisciplinary departments to develop and coordinate Trauma/ Acute Care Surgery education, injury prevention and outreach activities.
Ensures optimal treatment and transfer of Acute Care Surgery patients from referring hospitals through the Transfer Center.
Provides follow-up on patient referrals and assures timely feedback to referring physicians and clinical staff.
Identifies, establishes and maintains relationships with affiliated hospitals, staff, Emergency Medical Service agencies and communities throughout the network.
Promotes and participates-in overall in Acute Care Surgery and Trauma program endeavors/goals.
Performs other duties as assigned.
STEMI Coordinator for Cardiology
Mission Lifeline Coordinator for Cardiology
Community AHA Outreach
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing OR Master’s Degree in a Nurse Practitioner Program OR High School Diploma or equivalent AND graduate of an approved Physician’s Assistant Program, required.
Current license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse OR as a Nurse Practitioner in New York State OR current Licensed Registered Physician Assistant by New York State Department of Education, required.
Minimum of three (3) years experience as EMT, Paramedic, Nurse, Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in trauma, Cardiology or related field, required.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, required.
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